My Ubuntu fresh install Guide (13.04)

for Ubuntu 13.04 – Raring Ringtail


Ubuntu Settings

  1. System Settings > Brightness and Lock > ‘Lock off’ and uncheck ‘Require my password…’
  2. Appearance > Look > Launcher icon size : 40
  3. Appearance > Behavior > Enable workspaces & Add show desktop …
  4. Online Accounts > Google & Facebook
  5. Displays > uncheck ‘Mirror displays’


Synaptic Package Manager

  1. Ubuntu Software Manager
  2. install:
  • python-gpgme


Open in terminal:

sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal
nautilus -q

Extra actions:

install nautilus-renamer from:

and add this PPA:

Downgrade nautilus (extrapane):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/experiments
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
killall nautilus


  1. Ubuntu Software Manager
  2. Window Management > Place Windows > Use output device of the focused window


sudo apt-get install dconf-tools

apps > notifyosd > multihead-mode > ‘focus-follow’.



On Startup > Continue where I left off

Right-click on Title bar ans check ‘Use System Title bar and Borders’

Printer (Canon MG3150)

sudo apt-get install libtiff4

go to : Canon PIXMA MG3150

and install: MG3100 series IJ Printer Driver Ver. 3.60 for Linux (debian Packagearchive)


install python-gpgme via Synaptic Package Manager


Automatic Desktop Wallpaper Changer (Wallch)

Ubuntu Software Manager or


  1. install from:
  2. add TeamViewer to Startup Applications with the command: /opt/teamviewer8/tv_bin/teamviewerd


Ubuntu Software Manager


Ubuntu Software Manager

  1. Synaptic Package Manager
  2. CompizConfig
  3. Wallch
  4. GIMP
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